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Joey Tempest

Biography

b. Joakim Larsson, 19 August 1963, Stockholm, Sweden. Tempest produced his name because the business lead vocalist of large rock band European countries, his distinctive tone of voice getting internationally known in the achievement of ‘The Last Countdown’ in 1986. His self-titled debut was released in 1995 and included an array of good-quality music, the majority of which included one or more melodic connect. Well-produced, well sung, well performed – nonetheless it all added as much as little. Tempest acquired taken a far more mainstream pop path that a few of his supporters found too vintage. Tracks such as for example ‘We Arrive Alive’ and ‘Pleasure And Discomfort’ were immediately appealing, but got little aftertaste. Following solo releases taken care of this path with 2002’s self-titled collection actually leaning towards 80s digital pop. In 2003, Tempest became a member of the reunited European countries for a global tour.

Quick Facts


Full Name Joey Tempest
Date Of Birth August 19, 1963
Height 1.85 m
Profession Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Keyboard Player, Multi-instrumentalist
Nationality Swedish
Spouse Lisa Worthington-Larsson
Children James Joakim Larsson
Parents Rolf Larsson, Eva Larsson
Siblings Liselotta Larsson, Thomas Larsson
Music Groups Europe
Music Songs The Final Countdown, Carrie, Open Your Heart, Rock the Night, Walk the Earth, Superstitious, Cherokee, I'll Cry for You, Prisoners in Paradise, Hero, Tomorrow, Let the Good Times Rock, War of Kings, New Love in Town, Six Two Eight, Love Chaser, We Come Alive, Last Look at Eden, Dreamer, Danger on the Track, Harder To Leave A Friend Than A Lover, How Come You're Not Dead Yet?, Don't Go Changin' on Me, More Than Meets the Eye, Always a Friend of Mine, Girl From Lebanon, Right to Respect, In the Future to Come, If We Stay or If We Go, Scream of Anger, Seven Doors Hotel, Stormwind
Albums The Final Countdown, Europe, Wings of Tomorrow, A Place to Call Home, Azalea Place, War of Kings, Out of This World, Joey Tempest, Prisoners in Paradise, Last Look at Eden, Start from the Dark, Almost Unplugged, Live at Sweden Rock – 30th Anniversary Show, On the Loose, Rock the Night: The Very Best of Europe, The Final Countdown: The Best of Europe, The Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show (Live At The Roundhouse)
Nominations Grammis Award for Pop/Rock of the Year - Male
Movies On the Loose


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2010 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Formula 1: BBC Sport 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing on Ice Friday 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Live from Studio Five 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Electric Dreams 2009 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel 2009 writer: "Final Countdown" - as Tempest
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie writer: "The Final Countdown"
The Real Hustle 2008 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Saints Row 2 2008 Video Game writer: "The Final Countdown"
Banda sonora 2007-2008 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Seuls Two 2008 writer: "Final Countdown"
The Rocker 2008 writer: "The Final Countdown"
Acné 2008 writer: "Carrie"
Chikara: King of Trios 2008 - Night II 2008 Video writer: "The Final Countdown"
Atrapats pel cap d'any 2007 TV Movie writer: "The Final Countdown"
20 to 1 2007 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
SingStar '80s 2007 Video Game writer: "The Final Countdown"
Heavy Metal in Baghdad 2007 Documentary writer: "The Final Countdown"
Danny - Tähti ja tähtien tekijä 2007 Video documentary writer: "Final Countdown"
Hot Rod 2007 writer: "Danger on the Track", "On the Loose", "Rock The Night", "Ninja", "Love Chaser", "Cherokee", "Heart of Stone", "Time Has Come"
Skins 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Notte prima degli esami 2006 as J. Tempest, "The Final Countdown"
Deutschland sucht den Superstar 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Matti 2006 lyrics: "The Final Countdown" / writer: "The Final Countdown"
The Kid & I 2005 writer: "Final Countdown"
Shiner 2000 writer: "The Final Countdown"
Manta - Der Film 1991 writer: "The Final Countdown"
The Freddy Krueger Special 1988 TV Movie writer: "Superstitious"
Top of the Pops 1986 TV Series writer - 1 episode
On the Loose 1985 Short writer: "On the Loose", "Broken Dreams", "Rock the Night"
Strictly Come Dancing 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Who's Doing the Dishes? 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
MythBusters 2016 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
You, Me and the Apocalypse 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Chic 2015 Short writer: "The Final Countdown" - as Tempest
Britain's Got Talent 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Britain's Got More Talent 2015 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Glee 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rude Tube 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Divendres 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ritmes del cor 2014 TV Movie documentary writer: "Lluitaré al teu costat"
Monsterimies 2014 Documentary writer: "The Final Countdown"
Guapas 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
H-Man 2014 TV Series short writer - 1 episode
Tres bodas de más 2013 writer: "Carrie" - as Tempest, Joey
Star King 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Arrested Development 2004-2013 TV Series writer - 8 episodes
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Filthy Frank Show 2012 TV Series short writer - 1 episode
The X Factor 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pitch Perfect 2012 writer: "Final Countdown"
Saturday Disney 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
A Fantastic Fear of Everything 2012 writer: "The Final Countdown"
Kinect Sports: Season Two 2011 Video Game writer: "The Final Countdown"
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged 2011 TV Movie writer: "The Final Countdown"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars 2006-2010 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Nhl 11 2010 Video Game writer: "The Final Countdown"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Solsidan 2011 TV Series Joey Tempest

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
On the Loose 1985 Short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Europe: Live at Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show 2013 Video producer - as Europe

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Europe Concert Film: Live in Wacken 2015 Himself
Europe: Days of Rock'n'Roll 2015 Short Himself
Europe: Live at Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show 2013 Video Himself - Lead Vocals
Så jävla metal 2011 Documentary Himself
Europe: Live at Shepherd's Bush, London 2011 2011 Video Himself
Live from Studio Five 2009 TV Series Himself
Europe: Almost Unplugged 2009 Video Himself
Gomorron 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
Europe: Final Countdown Tour - Live in Sweden 1986 2006 Video Himself
Europe: Live from the Dark 2005 Video Himself
BingoLotto 2002 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Gylne tider 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Söndagsöppet 1997 TV Series Himself
Zona franca 1995-1996 TV Series Himself
Lille lørdag 1995 TV Series Himself
Headbangers Ball 1992 TV Series Himself
Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez 1987 TV Series Himself - Singer
Entre amigos 1986 TV Series Himself
Top of the Pops 1986 TV Series Himself
On the Loose 1985 Short Himself
Nöjesmassakern 1985 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quelli che... il calcio 2008 TV Series Himself
La imagen de tu vida 2006 TV Series Himself
Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez 1988 TV Series Himself - Singer

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